3 BRILLIANT MINUTES: Microplastics problem finds a cleaning solution

Some of the microplastics in our water are coming off our clothes in the washing machine
Published: Jan. 31, 2023 at 9:16 PM CST
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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - A lot of your clothes are plastic. Nylon, spandex, polyester, acrylic -- they’re plastics.

That plastic wears down in the laundry. Where do you think it goes?

Brad Spakowitz has reported before on the problem with microplastics in our clothes, in our water, and in our blood.

In today’s 3 BRILLIANT MINUTES, Brad looks at some of the solutions that science is finding to microplastics in the wash.